News and Updates

CEPL March 2020 Updates

In light of COVID-19, all members of the CEPL lab are working from home. We are doing our best to continue on with as many projects, and research activities as possible. Some of these projects include: – The CHALLENGE Trial, which is investigating the effects of an aerobic physical activity intervention on outcomes for survivors […]

Dr. Kristin Campbell Receives the Stephan Gudas Award for an Outstanding Research Publication in Rehabilitation Oncology!

A big congratulations to our leader, Dr. Kristin Campbell, on receiving the Stephan Gudas Award for an Outstanding Research Publication in Rehabilitation Oncology in 2019. This award was presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Denver, Colorado. This award was presented to Dr. Campbell due to the recently published “Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors.” […]

International Conference on Physical Therapy in Oncology (ICPTO) 2020

Want to an excuse to go to Europe this May? Consider attending this meeting from May 14-15, in Copenhagen Denmark. This attracts PT’s and researchers from around the world and has world-class speakers. https://www.npi.nl/cursussen-en-opleidingen/npi-cursuskalender/666-international-conference-on-physical-therapy-in-oncology-2005731

BC Cancer Nutrition Education Day

BC Cancer Dietitians is hosting a Nutrition Education Day on March 14th, from 10AM to 2PM. This free event is open to all cancer patients and caregivers, and includes information sessions, lunch, and cooking demonstrations. Registration information can be found at http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/about/events/nutrition-education-day. Patients and caregivers are to register by March 2nd, 2020.  

Congratulations to Sarah Weller, Logan Meyers, and Dr. Bolette Rafn on their successful MSc and PhD defences!

Bolette successfully defended her doctoral thesis in June 2019 titled “Surveillance and rehabilitation for breast cancer-related upper-body issues.” Logan successfully defended his MSc thesis in August 2019 titled “The feasibility of using CT scans to detect changes in body composition over time in colon cancer survivors enrolled in a physical activity intervention.” Sarah successfully defended […]